Most widely held works by Bobby Cannavale
The war ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 2,551 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of ordinary people in four quintessentially American towns - Waterbury, Connecticut; Mobile, Alabama; Sacramento, California; and Luverne, Minnesota - and examines the ways in which the Second World War touched the lives of every family on every street in every town in America.
Paul Blart mall cop ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,342 libraries worldwide
Paul Blart is a mild-mannered, dutiful family man who works as a security guard in a New Jersey mall. He has applied to become a cop for years, but he always fails the physical exam because he is overweight and has hyperglycemia. One day a gang of organized criminals put the mall under siege and takes hostages. Blart becomes trapped inside and because he feels it is duty as a security guard, he refuses to leave. He becomes the police department's eyes on the inside and attempts to stop the criminals on his own.
Run for your life by James Patterson ( Recording )
10 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,332 libraries worldwide
A serial killer named the Teacher wants to teach New York's social elites a lesson in manners and begins to terrorize the city. Detective Mike Bennett is assigned to stop him. Usually Mike would have no problem with an assignment, but with ten children at home with the flu, catching this killer is going to be a bit more difficult.
Fast food nation ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,329 libraries worldwide
An ensemble drama examining the health issues and social consequences of America's love affair with fast food.
Worst case by James Patterson ( Recording )
9 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,312 libraries worldwide
Detective Michael Bennett is forced to investigate the abductions of New York City's richest socialites. The culprit doesn't want money, he only wants his captives to apologize for the pain they have caused society. Running out of time, Bennett must locate the victims before they are killed off, one by one.
Tick tock by James Patterson ( Recording )
8 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,276 libraries worldwide
Detective Michael Bennett is pulled away from vacation and his ten children when an unexploded bomb is discovered in New York City. Teaming up with FBI Agent Beth Peters, Michael quickly discovers that the botched bombing was only a sample of things to come.
The station agent ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 943 libraries worldwide
A young man inherits a train station in rural New Jersey and moves there for a life of quiet solitude. He soon finds friendships and a sense of belonging that he never expected, and never thought he wanted.
Shall we dance ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 807 libraries worldwide
A lawyer's life and marriage take an unexpected turn when he follows a woman to a dance studio and begins to take lessons and finds he has a passion for dance. His wife thinks he is having an affair and hires a detective to follow him.
The night listener ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 739 libraries worldwide
In the midst of his crumbling relationship, a radio show host begins speaking to his biggest fan, a young boy, via the telephone. But when questions of the boy's identity comes up, the host's life is thrown into chaos.
Win win ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 622 libraries worldwide
Mike Flaherty is "a lovable yet long-suffering lawyer and high school wrestling coach... When Mike... comes across a teenage runaway who also happens to be a champion wrestler, Mike's luck turns around in spectacular fashion. But his win-win situation soon becomes more complicated than he ever imagined when the boy's family affairs come into play"--Container.
Lush life by Richard Price ( Recording )
5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 600 libraries worldwide
It's 2003, and after eight years downtown, Eric Cash is falling further and further behind in his plans to become an actor, or a writer, or a restaurateur, anything but what he is, the oldest employee at Café Berkmann. Bartender Ike Marcus has confidence, hustle, and most of all, in a neighborhood where thirty is the new fifty, Ike is young. Eric doesn't like that. Then one evening a street kid from the "other" Lower East Side steps up to them and pulls a gun. Ike's last words are "Not tonight, my man." At least, that's Eric's version.
10 items or less ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 496 libraries worldwide
Once the center of Hollywood, an aging actor finds that his fear of failure has made his career dry up, and he is now forced to consider a role in an independent film. While researching the role, he meets Scarlett, a check-out clerk at a Latino community market. The two begin a trek through Los Angeles finding unexpected situations, chance encounters, and personal revelation that neither could ever have anticipated.
Romance & cigarettes ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 390 libraries worldwide
When Kitty discovers Nick is having an affair with the sultry seductress Tula, their rocky relationship gets a whole lot rockier. Nick finds himself facing a full-scale revolt from his daughters at home, and Kitty enlists her oddball cousin Bo to track down Tula. Deals with love and hate, life and death, and romance and cigarettes.
The merry gentleman ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 387 libraries worldwide
A young woman leaves an abusive marriage and starts her life over in Chicago, only to find herself in a triangle between a suicidal hitman and the detective hunting him down.
Dedication ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 356 libraries worldwide
Henry is a misanthropic, emotionally complex children's book author who is forced to team up with a beautiful illustrator after his best friend and creative collaborator passes away. As Henry struggles with letting go of the ghosts of love and life, he discovers that sometimes you have to take a gamble at life to find love.
Happy endings ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 355 libraries worldwide
"Weaves multiple stories to create a witty look at love, family and the sheer unpredictability of life itself" -- Container.
Nocturne and other unabridged twisted stories by Jeffery Deaver ( Recording )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 334 libraries worldwide
Presents a collection of suspense stories, in which a daughter begs her father not to go fishing in an area where a series of brutal killings occurred; a contemporary of William Shakespeare vows to avenge his family's ruin; a father's love turns deadly when he protects his daughter from a presumed stalker; and a detective interrogates a cold-blooded murderer.
The ten ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 269 libraries worldwide
No one will ever mistake Jeff Reigert for Moses, but like Moses, it is Jeff's job to introduce the world to the Ten Commandments. However, Jeff is not exactly the picture of virtue. In fact, Jeff is surrounded by gigantic replicas of the famous stone tablets. He is so busy juggling his wife Gretchen and his girlfriend, that he can barely get through a single commandment without breaking one himself.
The take ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 261 libraries worldwide
Felix De La Pena is an armored car driver struggling to make ends meet for his wife Marina and two kids in East L.A.'s Boyle Heights neighborhood. But their lives are thrown into chaos after Felix miraculously survives a violent on-the-job hijacking led by Adell Baldwin, a merciless criminal driven by power and greed. Now facing a difficult recovery and struggling with a nasty new temper, Felix becomes obsessed with tracking down his attackers before they frame him for the crimes they committed.
Sacred time by Ursula Hegi ( Recording )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 259 libraries worldwide
Presents the story of an endearing, but flawed Italian American family, spanning three generations from the Bronx of the 1950s to contemporary Brooklyn, New York.
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Cannavale, Robert M.
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